[VIDEO] State of the Construction Industry 2020

ForConstructionPros.com conducted interviews with various manufacturers and experts while at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2020 to discuss the state of the construction industry.

Ken Simonson, chief economist with Associated General Contractors of America, talks about the outlook for 2020 and how the Coronavirus may impact the industry.

Dustin Anderson, vice president with Sage Construction and Real Estate, says Sage is trying to find ways to use evolving technology, like drones and robots, to help fill the labor gap.

Michael Ireland from Portland Cement Association talks about the association's new campaign, Shaped By Concrete. The campaign aims to highlight concrete's sustainability and resiliency.

Ed Sullivan with the Portland Cement Association reminds contractors that the economy is strong.

AED Foundation study revealed the technician shortage will be over 73,000 workers overs the next five years.

Dennis Slater and Jeff Reed discuss a new economic impact report, which shows the importance of the construction industry to the economy.